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Lacson cites need to protect water resources

April 20 2010 No Commented

By Roy C. Mabasa Manila Bulletin April 20, 2010 The looming water rationing in some parts of Metro Manila is a result of years of government neglect and lack of planning and foresight. This, according to Liberal Party senatorial candidate lawyer Alex “Pinoy” Lacson, as he proposed that the next Congress should study laws and […]

Lacson proposes covenant on campaign decency

April 19 2010 No Commented

The Negros Chronicle April 19, 2010 Liberal Party senatorial aspirant Alexander “Pinoy” Lacson today urged the immediate drafting and signing of a national covenant that requires presidential candidates and major political parties to adhere to decency, respect and sensibility in the political campaign for the 2010 presidential polls. Lacson, who has gained national prominence for […]

Lacson: “Dropping of charges against Ampatuans – a day to remember”

April 18 2010 one Commented

April 18, 2010 Liberal Party senatorial bet Atty. Alex ‘Pinoy’ Lacson urged the public to support the relatives of the Maguindanao massacre victims in filing a motion for reconsideration of the Department of Justice (DOJ) decision to dismiss all multiple murder charges against ARMM Governor Zaldy Ampatuan and his brother Akmad. Lacson also called on […]

Lack of water due to lack of foresight – Lacson

April 17 2010 No Commented

April 17, 2010 “We have 479 cubic kilometers of renewable water resources which shows that we don’t lack water..we simply lack foresight and planning.” Liberal Party senatorial candidate Atty. Alex “Pinoy” Lacson says that the impending water rationing in certain parts of Metro Manila and environs is the result of years of government neglect and […]

Lacson calls for stricter implementation of gun ban

April 16 2010 No Commented

April 16, 2010 After a series of terrorist attacks in Zamboanga and Basilan, Liberal Party senatorial bet Atty. Alex Lacson urged the Philippine National Police (PNP) to strictly enforce a total gun ban as required by the Commission on Elections, especially in Mindanao. He suggested that both the PNP and Comelec should set up more […]

Lacson to include Internet items in libel law coverage

April 15 2010 No Commented

By Kris Bayos Manila Bulletin April 14, 2010 One of the first legislations that Liberal Party senatoriable Alexander “Alex” Lacson will pursue if he is elected senator on May 10 is to expand the coverage of libel law so as to prevent malicious articles to spread in the Internet like the proliferation of the fake […]

Lacson wants stiffer penalties for libel online

April 15 2010 No Commented

By JMO The Freeman April 15, 2010 Liberal Party senatorial bet Alex Lacson is pushing for stiffer penalties against those who write libelous or malicious articles using the Internet by expanding the coverage of Philippine libel laws. Lacson also challenged the local blogging community to find ways and means to police their ranks and prevent […]

NP diverting voters by raising fake issues-Lacson

April 13 2010 No Commented

April 13, 2010 LP senatorial bet Atty. Alex Lacson decried the increasingly ugly complexion of the campaign, slamming the Nacionalista Party for engaging in “the kind of traditional politics that has turned off new voters.” “It is saddening to hear first-time voters tell me how disappointed they are with all the mudslinging and personal attacks. […]

Lacson wants tougher laws against internet crimes

April 13 2010 No Commented

April 13, 2010 Liberal Party senatorial bet Atty. Alex ‘Pinoy’ Lacson has proposed stiffer penalties against those who write libelous or malicious articles using the Internet by expanding the coverage of Philippine libel laws. Lacson also challenged the local blogging community to find ways and means to police their ranks and prevent irresponsible material from […]

Lacson: Increase taxes on sin products, not VAT

April 12 2010 No Commented

April 12, 2010 Liberal Party senatorial bet Atty. Alex ‘Pinoy’ Lacson believes that government should not increase the scope of VAT this year, saying that the people have not recovered from the devastating economic recession which started last year. Instead of VAT, Lacson proposed that the Department of Finance focus its attention on increasing excise […]